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Birthmark Removal

Treating pigmented facial birthmarks

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Before and after birthmark removal

Every birthmark is just as unique as the clients who walk through our doors. That’s why we created personalised treatment plans to address your specific birthmark. 

  • Our clinicians use medical-grade technology to treat birthmarks.
  • Trust our team to create a unique birthmark treatment plan.
  • Get beautiful results without the need for surgical removal.

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The most common birthmark treatments

There are many different birthmark types, from pigmented and vascular birthmarks to port wine stains. Most birthmarks respond to some form of laser therapy.

Dark birthmark removal

Dark birthmark removal

Dark birthmarks, especially pigmented birthmarks, often involve laser treatments. These procedures effectively target and lighten the pigmented area, providing clearer skin.

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Large birthmark removal

Large birthmark removal

Large birthmark removal may involve laser treatment, particularly for brown birthmarks or vascular lesions. Laser removal can effectively target and reduce the appearance of such birthmarks.

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Red birthmark removal

Red birthmark removal

Red birthmark removal often employs laser light therapy to target the pigmented blood vessels or capillaries causing the discolouration. This method can effectively reduce or remove red birthmarks.

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Hemangioma birthmark removal

Hemangioma birthmark removal

Hemangioma birthmark removal frequently utilises pulsed dye laser treatments to target and break down the excess blood vessels and pigment cells causing the birthmark.

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Port wine stain removal

Port wine stain removal

Port wine stain removal typically requires multiple treatments, often involving laser therapy, to target and reduce the dilated facial vessels responsible for the discolouration.

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Strawberry birthmark removal

Strawberry birthmark removal

Strawberry birthmarks, or infantile hemangiomas, are raised birthmarks that typically appear after birth. Strawberry birthmark removal usually involves laser treatments or other medical interventions, depending on the size and location of the birthmark.

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Our Birthmark Removal Specialists 

Our dermal clinicians are members of The Australian Society of Dermal Clinicians and are experts in laser birthmark removal.

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Melbourne’s trusted skin clinic

Victorian Dermal Group is Melbourne's trusted destination for birthmark removals. Our team comprises accredited members of The Australian Society of Dermal Clinicians, showcasing their expertise in specialised skin treatments. 

We offer a range of cutting-edge techniques, including laser therapy, to effectively target and remove birthmarks. With a track record of successful outcomes and a commitment to personalised care, we have earned a strong reputation for excellence in birthmark removal. 

Choose Victorian Dermal Group for safe, expert, and results-driven solutions.

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Minimising facial birthmarks at home

Start minimising the appearance of your birthmark at home with brightening and lightening products.

Treating birthmarks on the face

Treating birthmarks on the face involves different types of laser therapy depending on the characteristics of the birthmark.

Candela Vbeam

Candela Vbeam effectively treats birthmarks, especially vascular ones. This advanced laser technology specifically targets and reduces the appearance of birthmarks, promoting clearer and more even skin.

Fraxel Laser

The Fraxel Laser is a proven method for treating birthmarks, particularly pigmented or vascular types. This fractional laser technology stimulates collagen production and effectively targets and reduces the appearance of birthmarks, improving overall skin texture.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it possible to remove all types of birthmarks?

The possibility of removing birthmarks depends on the type and characteristics of the birthmark. While many birthmarks can be effectively lightened or removed with medical interventions like laser therapy or surgical excision, not all birthmarks can be completely eliminated. Some may fade significantly, but others, particularly deeply rooted or extensive ones, may have residual traces even after treatment. 

Can I remove birthmarks from my face permanently?

Removing birthmarks from the face permanently typically requires medical intervention. The removal method's effectiveness depends on the birthmark type and its characteristics. 

Laser Therapy: Laser treatments, specifically pulsed dye lasers and other specialised laser types, are often used to target the blood vessels or pigment cells causing the birthmark. These treatments can effectively lighten or remove vascular birthmarks like port wine stains.

Surgical Excision: Surgical excision may be an option for certain types of birthmarks. This involves cutting out the birthmark and suturing the area. It's typically used for smaller, raised birthmarks.

Topical Medications: Some topical creams or ointments containing lightening agents may help fade pigmented birthmarks over time. These are typically used for cafe-au-lait spots, flat birthmarks or moles.

Cryotherapy: Cryotherapy involves freezing the birthmark with liquid nitrogen to destroy the pigment. It's more commonly used for smaller moles or other benign skin growths.

Microneedling: Microneedling procedures may gradually break down the pigment in certain pigmented birthmarks.

It's important to consult with a dermal clinician to determine the most suitable treatment approach for your specific birthmark. 

How long does it take to see results from birthmark treatments?

The time to see results from birthmark treatments varies based on the type of birthmark, the chosen treatment method, and individual factors. Some birthmarks may show visible improvements within a few weeks, while others, especially larger or deeply pigmented ones, may require several sessions and several months to achieve optimal results. 

Can birthmark removal leave scars?

Birthmark removal can potentially leave scars, depending on the removal method and individual factors. Surgical excision may leave a scar, while laser treatments or other non-invasive options typically carry a lower risk of scarring. The birthmark's size, depth, and location also influence scarring likelihood. 

Can birthmarks reappear after removal, or is the removal permanent?

The permanence of birthmark removal varies. Some treatments may offer long-lasting or permanent results, especially for pigmented or vascular birthmarks. However, the recurrence of birthmarks, especially pigmented ones, can occur over time due to factors like sun exposure, genetics, or residual pigment cells. For vascular birthmarks, successful removal is often more enduring. It's essential to follow proper post-removal care, including sun protection, to minimise the risk of recurrence.

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